Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Making Quries?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008

    Unanswered: Making Quries?

    What should your goal be when making queries? I feel like my projects queries have become... muddled? Should I try to put as much as possible into each query or put as little as possible into them? I just feel like I have lost my focus for my queries? I hope this makes sence, I just want to know what people who know what they are doing focus on when making dB queries, mine do what I want them to do but I feel like there are so many, and so many doing similar things that I have lost my way.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Adelaide, South Australia
    I go for a minimum number of queries, all really well named so I can tell what they are for just by their name.

    As for the content, just aim to get the query to do what you need it to do; loading it with unnecessary calculations or fields will just slow it down. However, if adding a field to a query means that it can serve multiple functions/uses is also quite fine.
    Owner and Manager of
    CypherBYTE, Microsoft Access Development Specialists.
    Microsoft Access MCP.
    And all around nice guy!

    "Heck it's something understood by accountants ... so it can't be 'that' difficult..." -- Healdem
    "...teach a man to code and he'll be frustrated for life! " -- georgev

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts